First National Bank becomes the first bank in South Africa to accept UnionPay Contactless Payment at its SpeedPoint Terminals

First National Bank becomes the first bank in South Africa to accept UnionPay Contactless Payment at its SpeedPoint Terminals

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) jointly announced today that UnionPay ...
7-Eleven trials voice commands for payments at pump

7-Eleven trials voice commands for payments at pump

7-Eleven is piloting a loyalty programme which enables users to pay for their petrol touch-free ...
Vicarious: There’s Robots, Then There’s ‘Robots-As-A-Service’ Model

Vicarious: There’s Robots, Then There’s ‘Robots-As-A-Service’ Model

Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Mark Benioff and Mark Zuckerberg all have something in common other than ...
Contis launches ‘quick migration’ to support Wirecard customers

Contis launches ‘quick migration’ to support Wirecard customers

In response to recent service outages, leading European payments provider, Contis, has designed ...
Indonesia’s Amar Bank taps Google Cloud for launch of smart phone bank

Indonesia’s Amar Bank taps Google Cloud for launch of smart phone bank

Indonesia’s Amar Bank has launched an app-only banking offshoot housed entirely in Google ...
Kids money management app Nestlums launches

Kids money management app Nestlums launches

The creative arm of core banking vendor Thought Machine has joined forces with game developer ...
Klarna partners with Raisin to open savings accounts in Germany

Klarna partners with Raisin to open savings accounts in Germany

Buy now, pay later outfit Klarna is to open a savings account for German consumers using online ...
Blockchain-powered e-wallet Fincy receives $11 million capital boost

Blockchain-powered e-wallet Fincy receives $11 million capital boost

Fincy, a multi-currency money management app that launched in Cambodia last year, has received$ ...
Model Office launches compliance diary system

Model Office launches compliance diary system

RegTech and digital audit platform Model Office have launched an automated action planning and ...
The Covid-19 scramble diverting attention away from real-time payments

The Covid-19 scramble diverting attention away from real-time payments

Adrian Mountstephens of Equinix believes that the Covid-19 pandemic will put the brakes on real ...
Flatfair launches tool to help landlords deal with Covid-19 rent arrears

Flatfair launches tool to help landlords deal with Covid-19 rent arrears

Flatfair, a UK payments technology startup, has launched a free online tool that helps landlords ...
Pandemic will lead to push for touch-free technology

Pandemic will lead to push for touch-free technology

Touch-free shopping and payments could be one of the lasting legacies of the Covid-19 outbreak, ...
Tencent buys stake in Aussie buy-now-pay-later outfit Afterpay

Tencent buys stake in Aussie buy-now-pay-later outfit Afterpay

Chinese tech giant Tencent has bought a five per cent stake, worth around A$390 million, in ...
Payment Orchestration Platforms Conduct Business

Payment Orchestration Platforms Conduct Business

Payment orchestration platforms (POPs) are suddenly everywhere as solution-shopping for the great ...
New Shopify POS Merges In-Store And Online Sales

New Shopify POS Merges In-Store And Online Sales

Shopify is launching a “rebuilt and reimagined” omnichannel point-of-sale setup pitched to the ...
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